Booysen murder accused set for court

2013-02-12 09:04
Anene Booysen's mother Corlia Olivier (Lerato Maduna, Die Burger)

Anene Booysen's mother Corlia Olivier (Lerato Maduna, Die Burger)

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Johannesburg - The two men accused of raping and murdering teenager Anene Booysen will appear in the Bredasdorp Magistrate's Court on Tuesday.

Johannes Kana, 21, appeared in court on Monday, with a towel covering his face. The case was rolled over to Tuesday, when he will appear with his alleged accomplice, 22-year-old Jonathan Davids.

Both are in custody.

National Prosecuting Authority Western Cape spokesperson Eric Ntabazalila said the case would eventually reach the high court, where stiffer sentences are imposed. He said the State would oppose bail.

Booysen, 17 was gang-raped and disembowelled after visiting a club almost two weeks ago.

She was found at the Asla construction site, where she worked, not far from her RDP home, but died later in hospital.

Three men were arrested, but one was later released due to lack of evidence.

Booysen's rape has been condemned by all sectors of society.

- SAPA
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